Call to protect great white shark
- List as many different usages for numbers as you can find
in this article and accompanying graph.
- What percentage of accidental deaths 1980-90 were attributed
to car smashes? To drowning? To sharks?
- Explain why the bottom two bars in the bar graph are "broken".
- Write a paragraph describing the rate of accidental deaths
due to sharks and to car accidents. Which is more harmful to
the population? Which do you think receives the most attention
in the media? Why?
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